The lamplighter, or, The blind girl and little Gerty a drama in two acts and four tableaux by Seaman, William comedian

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Published by T.H. Lacy in London .

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Other titlesThe lamplighter, The blind girl and little Gerty
Statementfounded on the popular American work of the same name by William Seaman
SeriesCumberland"s British theatre, English and American drama of the nineteenth century, Cumberland"s British theatre
ContributionsCummins, Maria S. 1827-1866.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination72 p
Number of Pages72
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15154892M

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It is well told and well written/5(42). The Lamplighter, one of the more popular books in the country when it was released in the midth century, is an engaging story of an undisciplined and unloved girl who has her life transformed, by Providence, through the love of strangers, whose ties to her are greater than anyone initially suspects.

It is well told and well written/5. This book follows little orphaned Gertie from her poor wretched home as a child to her home The lamplighter the loving and caring lamplighter.

Over time her world is blessed with people who show her love in spite of her "lowly" birth and lack of "beauty". In the warmth of those around her she is not sheltered from trial as of course they do still come/5(17).

Gerty is rescued by Trueman Flint, a kindly lamplighter who teaches her about love and respect. A second teacher enters in the form of saintly, blind Emily Graham, who brings a reverence for God into Gerty's life.

Maria Susanna Cummins was an American novelist. An immediate best seller inand now Lamplighter Publishing's signature book, The Lamplighterwas second in sales only to Uncle Tom's Cabin. Mistreated and abandoned as a child, Gerty's angry and violent disposition gradually becomes virtuous as she learns the lessons lived by the meek and gentle lamplighter.

The lamplighter by Maria S Cummins The blind girl and little Gerty book editions published between 1 and in 13 languages and held by 2, WorldCat member libraries worldwide A novel of female development, The Lamplighter is a woman's version of the quest story.

Its heroine, Gerty, comes on the scene as a child abandoned in the slums of Boston. Cummins, Maria S. (Maria Susanna), The lamplighter, or, The blind girl and little Gerty: a drama in two acts and four tableaux / (London: Thomas Hailes Lacy, [?]), also by William Seaman (page images at HathiTrust).

This is the story of a young child, Gerty, who was left parentless in London, long before motor cars were even heard of. Gerty is cared for by a woman she calls, Nan Grant.

She despises the child Reviews: 1. The Lamplighter by Maria S Cummins,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. The town lamplighter, grows to like, even love this child. He, True, eventually takes her in and keeps her as his own.

The story unfolds many stories of the many different people who directly or indirectly touch Gerty's life, untill, in the end you can finally see where they all join together to tell Gerty's s: 1. founded on the popular American work of the same name by William Seaman. A female Bildungsroman, The Lamplighter tells the story of Gertrude Flint, an abandoned and mistreated orphan rescued at the age of eight by Trueman Flint, a lamplighter, from her abusive guardian, Nan Grant.

Gertrude is lovingly raised and taught virtues and religious faith. She becomes a moralistic woman. The Lamplighter was the first novel by twenty-seven-year-old Maria Susanna Cummins. It propelled her into a prominence that continued until her early death at the age of thirty-nine.

A novel of female development, The Lamplighter is a woman's version of the quest story.5/5(1). When the story opens, Gertrude or Gerty is an eight-year-old orphaned girl in Boston, MA, who is being raised by a mean widow named Nan Grant, whose late husband Ben was a sailor and whose son Stephen is a scoundrel.

Gerty finds a kitten to be her pet, but Nan kills it and then throws the sick little Gerty out on the street in the snow. The Lamplighter is a rich story for those who long to remain pure of heart.

This is the book that left such an impression on the life of Mark Hamby that he decided to name his company Lamplighter Publishing. First published inThe Lamplighter outsold The Scarlet Letter ten copies to one and was second in sales to Uncle Tom’s Cabin. The blind girl did not forget little Gerty.

Emily Graham never forgot the sufferings, the wants, the necessities of others. She could not see the world without, but there was a world of love and sympathy within her, which manifested itself in abundant charity, both of heart and deed. Related books Poor little Gerty is out in the snow with a high fever and no one to care for her until the old lamplighter comes by to light the street lamps.

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21 Berners Street, London. A good wholesome classic, there w copies sold the first year that the book was published in This was Maria Susanna Cummins (() first novel. This. The Lamplighter, one of the more popular books in the country when it was released in the midth century, is an engaging story of an undisciplined and unloved girl who has her life transformed, by Providence, through the love of strangers, whose ties to her are greater than anyone initially sus more - Angie - William Seaman has written: 'The lamplighter; or, the blind girl and little Gerty' How do you use lamplighter in a sentence.

The lampligher ran out of fuel and could no longer light any more lamps. Lamplighter, The, by Maria Susanna Cummins, was the author’s first book, and appeared inwhen she was twenty-seven.

This simple home story secured an immediate popularity. The scene is laid in New York. Gerty, a forlorn and ignorant girl, spends her early years with Nan Grant, a coarse, brutal woman who abuses her.

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Mistreated and abandoned as a child, Gerty's angry and violent disposition gradually becomes virtuous as she learns the lessons lived by the meek and gentle lamplighter. But there is much more to this story than meets the eye. As the plot thickens.

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A second teacher enters in the form of saintly, blind Emily Graham, who brings a reverence for God into Gerty's life. Maria Susanna Cummins was an American novelist. The Lamplighter is a sentimental book one reviewer calling it "one of the most original and natural narratives". William Seaman has written: 'The lamplighter; or, the blind girl and little Gerty' Can animal seaman get a female pregnant.

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made the place cheerful, a gleam of joy was shed on a little desolate heart, to which gladness was a stranger; and though he had never seemed to see, and had never spoken to her, she felt, as she watched for the old lamplighter, as if he were a friend.

"Gerty," exclaimed a. The Lamplighter: Cummins, Maria Susanna: Books - Skip to main Try Prime Hello, Sign in. Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders. Try. Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address. The Lamplighter received much of the same responses, The Bangor Daily wrote on a series of sermons that were being presented centering around Gerty’s story, and essays and children’s versions were once again created, as well as a book of Lamplighter-inspired paper dolls, so young women could dress up Gerty and Emily in all sorts of outfits.

THE LAMPLIGHTER; OR, AN ORPHAN GIRL'S STRUGGLES AND Good condition book without dust jacket. Decorated boards are clean with little wear. Book has clean age-toned contents with no inscriptions. Seller Inventory # Early Edition. Red blind-printed covers with dulled gilt lettering are marked, paper is split showing webbing.

And Gerty’s part of the narrative is a sort of parody, as is her name, of a book called The Lamplighter by Maria Cummins, a sentimental novel published in that was an immediate bestseller.

Are you hot and bothered. Offended. Me either. I found the chapter to be both funny and sad. The funny is probably not too hard to guess at.

Gerty MacDowell has read "that book The Lamplighter by Miss Cummins, author of Mabel Vaughan and other tales" (U ) and is ."2 Cummins' heroine is given stories "of little girls who never told lies, boys who always obeyed their parents, or, more frequently Gerty tries to follow the standards of selflessness and.

Upon the wooden door-step of a low-roofed, dark, and unwholesome-looking house, sat a little girl, earnestly gazing up the street. Narrator The opening lines of the novel set the stage for the theme of a young woman being helped out of the darkness toward the lightness of piety and happiness through the acquisition of self-discipline.

The lamplighter / [by M. Cummins] by Cummins, Maria S. (Maria Susanna) () Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked pictorial cloth. Elaborate blind-tooled rear board. Spine bands and panel edges some Edition Edition Item Price $.

lamplighter dies, and Gerty moves into a upper-middle-class home to be the student of and companion to Emily Graham. In this section Gerty develops into an autonomous being.

The final third of the book is the denouement. Here all the coincidences are explained, the history of the characters is unraveled, and Gerty and Emily are married to the.

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